Reader Dustin wanted his bike to be secure, yet was intimidated by the prices of locks. He sent us the following . . .
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I needed a new bike lock, priced them out and realized there was absolutely no way I was going to drop that kind of coin on a lock. Hell, I only paid 50 bucks for the bike on craigslist! I remembered that I had a set of leg irons from when I worked EMS at a prison, and that they are highly resistant to lock picking, simple bolt cutters don't do the trick, and they look freakin' sweet.